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Suburban Architecture ‘Alternative Futures’ Promo Mix

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“In support of the release of our second E.P ‘Alternative Futures’, we’ve put together this 10 track mix containing all 4 tracks from E.P plus a selection of current favourites from contemporary producers also drawing influence from the sounds of 90s Suburbia: Kloke, Theory, Dave Wallace & Sully.” Listen on[…]

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Mr Bongo Hip Hop 45s Mix

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The Mr Bongo label’s recent Hip Hop 45s series sees classic Hip Hop tracks from the 80s, 90s and beyond reissued on 7″ vinyl in original picture sleeves. Every track featured in the series is a certified classic and a high proportion of these records featured heavily in my DJ[…]

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Suburban Architecture ‘Alternative Futures’ EP

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“The Alternative Futures EP is the second release from London based DJ/Producer duo Suburban Architecture. Drawing heavily on influences from one of Drum & Bass’s most innovative eras, the mid to late 90s, the duo’s productions place a contemporary spin on sounds rooted in this golden era of dance music.[…]

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Camille Yarbrough Interview for WhoSampled

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “For the latest edition of the WhoSampled interview podcast we speak with Camille Yarbrough. Camille’s 1975 album The Iron Pot Cooker fused poetry, soulful vocals and jazz-fusion influenced instrumentation to deliver an engaging account of the black experience in 1970s America. The album forged Camille’s reputation as[…]

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Eras #002: Drum Funk ’98 mixed by Suburban Architecture

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Following on from Suburban Architecture’s ‘Architects’ mix series, ‘Eras’ pays tribute to era-specific movements in the evolution of Drum & Bass. Edition #002 looks back to ’98 with a selection of tracks that typify the so called ‘Drum Funk’ sound – upright bass, tough stepping drums and horn stabs rule[…]

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FootPatrol ‘Frequent Players’ Guest Mix

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I was invited by FootPatrol to put together a mix for Record Store Day. The brief: one day in Soho record shops to buy records within their given budget and put together a mix using only those records. The resulting mix is pretty eclectic: some Spoken Word, Sampled Soul, 80s,[…]

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‘Taken Out’ (Colo(u)rs of the World Bonus Track)

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This track was originally recorded by Pugs and I whilst working on the ‘Colo(u)rs of the World’ album, but ultimately was not included, partly because it felt slightly out of place with the general vibe of the album. It was recorded during the time of the London riots and references[…]

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Brooklyn Radio Guest Mix: Oonops Drops 100th Jubilee Show

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I recently did a Guest Mix for DJ Oonops’ 100th Brooklyn Radio show, alongside the good company of Rich Medina and Kutiman. Blurb from Oonops: “It’s been almost seven years now that Oonops started his »Oonops Drops« show on Brooklyn Radio with over 1.1 million plays on Mixcloud to this[…]

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Classic Material Bonus Mix #2: Hip House ’89

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“Back when Nick Armitage and I kicked off our Classic Material project back in 2011, my intention had been to compliment our monthly series of era specific mixes with a set of Bonus Mixes focussing on various Hip Hop sub-genres and spin off scenes that emerged during those eras. With[…]

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